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Taboga Express Fast Ferry

Closed Now: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
Open today: 7:00 am - 3:30 pm
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Beautiful view

Once we got to right location everything went great! They moved their location from when their... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Thomas O
LaPorte, Indiana
A great way to get to a nice beach

The ferry is a nice ride that gives a great view of the City and connects you to a beautiful beach... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2018
Bob L
Panama City, Panama
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  • Average7%
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Taboga Express Fast Ferry offers 30 minute ferry trips to beautiful Isla Taboga, the closest beach to Panama City! Our modern ferry has seating for 120 guests and is a catamaran design, which makes her very stable in the water. The vessel is...more
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Perico Island, Amador Causeway., Panama City 0801, Panama
+507 6234-8989
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

So you want to head to the closest beach in Panama City but you don't want to pay an arm and a leg. This review will help you through all the pain we felt and fill in the blanks that we discovered through trial and...More

8  Thank Antkneee
Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 8 February 2018

Overall it was good.We took the a tour that include the boat ride to the island, the two beach chairs, umbrella, lunch and a short tour thru the island for $65 dollars p.p. To use the bathroom they charge you $ 1.00 for one time...More

1  Thank SilvanaBurnes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Once we got to right location everything went great! They moved their location from when their magazine advertised, which caused a little unwanted stress. The trip to Taboga Island was wonderful though.

Thank Thomas O
Reviewed 15 October 2018

The ferry is a nice ride that gives a great view of the City and connects you to a beautiful beach area that also has some excellent restaurants.

Thank Bob L
Reviewed 10 October 2018

Ferry was spectacular, however when we went to the office to ask a question, where wasn't an office. I know you all have moved several times, there should have been someone there to assist us. Over all really nice.

Thank Navigate783986
Reviewed 25 September 2018

They were on time, fast to get us both to and from the island and in fact, we were caught in a downpour on the way back to the mainland and the crew did a great job getting us back safely.

Thank tlvsphr
Reviewed 9 September 2018

I took a return ticket with that Ferry company to Taboga, and i recommend it for : - It is fast and left on time, they respect the given daily schedule 100%, - the boat is very stable and not too noisy. All you want...More

Thank webbin
Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

The ferry staff was friendly and helpful and even changed my return trip without a fee when I mistakenly chose the wrong return time. The ferry was comfortable and fast, smooth enough for a quick nap going and returning from the island. Can't beat the...More

Thank Jessica A
Reviewed 22 August 2018

Taking this ferry from Panama to Toboga Island was a scenic trip due to all the boats out in the ocean. It took about 45-60mins to get there. If you go during the week, they only offer one round trip. So to spend 8 hours...More

1  Thank Angie C
Reviewed 12 August 2018

The Taboga Express offers quick, affordable transportation between Panama City's Amador Causeway and the tropical island of Taboga. It is a well run operation with modern, clean ferry boats. The crew is professional and safety conscious. In just 30 minutes, you are a world away...More

Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 8 August 2018

They were very helpful during the whole trip. The ferry is clean, fast and comfortable. The price you pay is worth every penny. The service on board is excellent. Snacks and beverages are available to purchase. Free Wi-Fi. They offer a guided tour with experts...More

Thank Miguel A
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Looking for a quick get away from Panama City? This ferry was only $20 RT. Taboga is a quiet little island with a beach, a couple of restaurants and an art gallery. For $1.50 you can use very clean, updated bathrooms, changing room and shower...More

1  Thank Melinda W
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Samir M
12 March 2017|
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Response from Antkneee | Reviewed this property |
Not during the week. On Sat, Sun & holidays one leaves at 4:30pm. There's a Country Inn Suites next door to the dock, so you could always stay the night on Monday and take first ferry on Tuesday morning. Go to there website... More